Travel

Easiest connections to La Thuile are from :      Geneva   Turin   Milan  

1) Geneva

With the conference bus

Departure from Geneva Airport (Swiss Sector):

MEETING POINT: waiting area in front of the Montreux Jazz Café located on the right of the arrival hall when you exit from custom controls

An organizer (with the 'Rencontres de Moriond' Poster) will meet you there 15 minutes before departure.

Time schedule to be confirmed
please check again on the web site few days before leaving

Saturday March15th (EW)

Saturday March 22nd (QCD + Cosmo)

12:30

12:30

14:00 (13:00 at CERN)

13:30

16:00 

14:30

17:00 

15:00 at CERN
(reservation needed)

 

16:00

 

17:00

Return conference buses are scheduled to leave La Thuile on Saturday
at 12h30 sharp (after lunch)
They should reach Geneva railway station around 16:00, depending on the traffic
Stop at the airport and then CERN (if requested)

With the regular bus

From Geneva airport to Chamonix by bus (40 Euros one way ticket, duration 1:30)
Then from Chamonix to La Thuile by taxi (approximate cost: 100 Euros) or by bus(es).
Schedules will be found here

By taxi

About 300 Euros, 120 km
For a shared taxi, please contact the conference secretary.

By car

La Thuile can be easily reached by car from France : by the A40 highway to St Gervais, then by the E25 to Chamonix, Courmayeur and Pré Saint Didier (DO NOT TAKE MOTORWAY AFTER THE MONT BLANC TUNNEL) and then turn right, direction to La Thuile via Strada Statale Valle d'Aosta (10km). If chains are necessary, the sooner you put them on, the better.

Parking is available at the hotel at 9 Euros /day

2) Turin

By train + bus

About 4 hours (2/3 trains + 1/2 buses)
Around 30 Euros
See italian train schedules

3) Milan

By train + bus

About 5 hours (2/3 trains + 1/2 buses)
Around 40 Euros
See italian train schedules

4) Local buses

Schedules of buses from La Thuile to Pré St. Didier - Morgex - Courmayeur - Aosta


Reaching La Thuile other than with the conference bus or by car can be long and complicated. If you meet any difficulty organizing your travel, contact us.